We are one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. We have been providing high quality services in all areas of law since 1911. We employ over 100 lawyers at offices based in Helsinki, Tampere, St. Petersburg and New York. We are ranked as a top tier firm by all leading legal directories.
We are looking for
to join our Helsinki office
The traineeship is a six-month full-time position from 2 March 2020 to 4 September 2020. Our Associate Trainee programme is aimed at students who are in the final stages of their studies. As an associate trainee, you can concentrate on a particular field of law that interests you most. Our associate trainees gain valuable hands-on experience by working on tasks similar to those of associates, such as performing extensive legal information searches, drafting memoranda and legal documents and participating in negotiations. We encourage our associate trainees to reach their full potential by offering them the chance to take on responsibility and to participate in major projects with the support of experienced professionals on their team.
The Associate Trainee programme offered me diverse and engaging assignments. Superb colleagues and an excellent atmosphere were a great help in developing my professional abilities. I also gained the tools and knowledge required for my current position as an Associate.
– Eero Rapola, Associate, former Associate Trainee
WE VALUE YOUR
-uncompromising attitude to quality
-positive team attitude while maintaining your independent approach to work
-completion of at least 160 credits
-fluency in Finnish and English (other language skills are considered an asset)
-genuine interest in the field of law you have selected
a wide range of demanding tasks and an opportunity to work together as a team with our top-ranked experts. We encourage all of our employees to develop themselves actively with the support of their superior and colleagues. We invest in learning by providing new employees with extensive induction training and by offering all of our employees high-quality training programmes to support their personal career path and development as a professional.
AS AN EMPLOYER
we recognise that a successful law firm is more than just a business. We believe in a strong, unified corporate culture where we share the same values, mission and strategy. Our core values are succeeding together, respecting others, and taking pride in our work. These are at the heart of our approach to work.
Quality requires commitment to excellence. We invest in our people by training and tutoring our lawyers to bring out the best in their professional development.
– Casper Herler, Managing Partner
Diversity is our strength. Our carefully selected pro bono partners and programmes are a reflection of our commitment to promoting diversity and social inclusion. These allow us to give back to society while maximising the positive impact of our employees’ legal expertise.
HOW TO APPLY
The application period is from 1 August to 1 September 2019. We will review applications on a rolling basis – so the sooner you apply, the sooner we can process your application. Please note that we can fulfil the positions before the end of the application period. Please indicate the practice groups you are the most interested in. You can select several practice groups, but kindly describe your primary areas of interest in your application. Please read more about our practices here.